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2011-05-23 09:45:00

TULSA, Okla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For many families, Memorial Day signals the start of summer fun. But as families plan backyard barbecues or campouts in the woods, a local doctor and a firefighter are working to remind parents that gas and fire never mix. Dr. James Johnson, a burn specialist, and Tulsa Fire Marshal Tom Hufford, who founded a summer camp for children with severe burn injuries, have partnered with the National Gasoline Safety Project. An independent survey...

2011-05-11 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. President Barack Obama has proclaimed May as National Building Safety Month. The first-ever Presidential Proclamation recognizing Building Safety Month declares, "Building safety is a critical component of our homeland security, our personal and public safety, the protection of property, and our economic well?being." It also states: "Building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, design professionals, builders,...

2011-04-26 07:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Board for Certification of Safety Managers, also known as BCHCM, recently announced their new Fire Safety Management (FSM) designation for those holding the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) credential. The Board recently issued the first FSM designations to 20 CHSP Diplomates. Please note the FSM designation can only be earned by those holding the CHSP. For additional information about the FSM endorsement, please...

2011-04-26 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When you turn on a light switch, do you ever wonder if you'll be electrocuted? Do you worry about your home's roof caving in? Or believe your home's water pipes might be frozen when you turn on the faucet? Most of us never think twice about these things. That's because we are confident in the work done every day by the 50,000 members of the International Code Council, the people who safeguard our homes and businesses by creating and...

2011-04-18 04:00:00

NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bo Regards, Inc. selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR as their agency of record. Bo Regards, Inc. is a family corporation with the goal of helping people protect their pets in the event of a fire or other emergencies. Whitegate PR is developing and executing results-driven media relations programs for Bo Regards, Inc. with traditional public relations and e-commerce marketing communications for http://boregards.com/. Bo Regards,...

2011-03-07 12:52:00

In the news release, Leviton Unveils 2011 NEC® Code Pocket-Guide, Commences Smart Community Campaign, issued earlier today, March 7, 2011, by Leviton over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the third paragraph, last sentence in The Smart Community Campaign section should read "These seminars inform electrical professionals on what it takes to comply with the 2011 Code." rather than "2001 Code" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete,...

2011-02-22 01:57:00

DUBAI, UAE, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report, the majority of fire safety standards within the Middle East and North Africa region are based on codes developed by the US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Driven by the increase in high-rise construction projects, where the association has devised specific tall building fire codes; and the availability of local training courses, have resulted in the NFPA codes becoming one of the most powerful...

2011-02-09 04:15:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Jan. 1, 2011, requirement to include fire sprinklers in all new homes, the state of Pennsylvania recently certified a training program for water authorities on residential fire sprinkler systems. The training program, provided by Uponor, a manufacturer and supplier of multipurpose plumbing and fire sprinkler systems as well as radiant heating and cooling systems, will also offer attendees continuing education units (CEUs). According...

2011-01-24 01:43:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a high incidence of fires across the MENA region, Civil Defence Authorities are insisting on higher standards of fire safety across the board. The MENA region is currently experiencing a spectacular growth of building development and huge capital investment particularly from international shareholders. Qatar, in particular, has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Therefore, it is expected that standards of fire...

2011-01-04 00:00:40

Sengistix (http://www.sengistix.com), a leader in the delivery and application of health & safety monitoring services and technology, has announced a partnership with Stove Guard International LTD of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, an innovator in stove fire prevention systems. Terms of the partnership enable Sengistix to provide Stove Guard to customers within its operating states. Minneapolis (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 Sengistix (http://www.sengistix.com), a leader in the delivery and...


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